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that we are the supporting effort to cal fire and we get called in when they are basically out of assets. we are working for cal fire, they are the incident commanders, we follow their coordination, typically we're the last ones in and the first ones out. we do have an on-going relationship with cal fire, i'm in contact with cal fire all the time. we have good situational awareness what's going on in the state of california. they normally put us in an alert stat us so we're prepared to respond in an attack mode. i don't often work with chief chaney in southern california, about a month ago we had 9 aircraft at our peak working fires throughout northern california if that answers your question. >> any other responses? >> i wanted to touch -- can you hear me now? i wanted to touch on that last topic as far as the command control because what we have here in the marine corps is similar to the navy. we have the installation, the regional installation command and also partners with the operational foresite. we allow the operational foresight, we maintain those but then we coordinate, c
, depending on the area and whoever has authority. with respect to cal fire, we are the third largest fire department in the nation and the largest in california with over 7,000 uniformed employees. we also have the largest aerial fire fighting nreed in the world. so typically when a large disaster type fire occurs, we are usually rendering aid, not asking for aid. so when we get into a situation when we get to that level, what we call mega fires is the new term we're using, we're reach a certain draw down level or certain criteria, we reach out to our military coordinators, hence our agreement with the third nraet and the one map locally in san francisco under ir cal fire prides itself on a statistic that we contain 97 percent of all wild fires in california with 10 acres or less and we do this with an aggressive report of incidents, even with a 911 call of smoepk with land, air and ground attack. once fires become to a large enough scale we call mue tour aid, california lass a great mue tour aid system. i think it's looked at nationally because we have souch excellent cooperation wit
highway. >> paving pair dichlts putting up an empty concrete freeway. >> why is cal-trans spending millions of dollars to relieve traffic where s&p isn't any when they could be spending the money here in the bay area. >> also out remain us crime caught by our 7 news camera. >> and no rescue too small. marin continue sheriff's deputy who found a will and way to help some tiny >> if you live in the bay area you know bad traffic. thousands of cars backed up in the same spot day after day. many of those communities could make use of 200 million dollars of taxpayer money to improve their highway. >> right instead the money is going north to agents town where traffic is actually going down. fv heather has the story. >> angry protest. fv tree sitter. senior citizen. begging to be arrested. this is the normally quiet town of will lets at odd over massive highway bypass that cost at least 210 million dollars. >> it's insane. to put this much money into a project that isn't necessary. >>reporter: 135 miles north of san francisco on highway 101. the major route through mendocino county
with cal fire itself with the objective being the fire itself. those work out for us here and we can go ahead and use those skills forward as well. thank you very much, we appreciate the opportunity. >> thank you, i'd like to thank our panelists and open it up to our group for any questions of our panelists today. yes, sir, secretary. >> there are a lot of things you can do in a forest that tend to make it easier it fight a fire like most importantly burning off the fuel during the wet season so there's less for the fire to feed on. to what extent in cal fire and all your other things do you encourage people to do things in their forest when you don't have a fire that make it easier and more effective in fighting the fire? >> it's an excellent question, sir. we spend a large time in cal fire on public education and prevention and also with respect to you were talking about fuel, the fuels program, or vegetation management program in cal fire, we have a robust program throughout the state where we are conducting burning operations and vegetation management with prieflt ranch
congested highway. >> paving pair dichlts putting up an empty concrete freeway. >> why is cal-trans spending millions of dollars to relieve traffic where s&p isn't any when they could be spending the money here in the bay area. >> also out remain us crime caught by our 7 news camera. >> and no rescue too small. marin continue sheriff's deputy marin continue sheriff's deputy who found a will and way to >> if you live in the bay area you know bad traffic. thousands of cars backed up in the same spot day after day. many of those communities could make use of 200 million dollars of taxpayer money to improve their highway. >> right instead the money is going north to agents town where traffic is actually going down. fv heather has the story. >> angry protest. fv tree sitter. senior citizen. begging to be arrested. this is the normally quiet town of will lets at odd over massive highway bypass that cost at least 210 million dollars. >> it's insane. to put this much money into a project that isn't necessary. >>reporter: 135 miles north of san francisco on highway 101. the major route through
of lessons learned being applied. first to my left, ray chaney, cal fire incident battle xwrupb chief. to his left, colonel laura yeager, 40th combat aviation brigade. to her left, commander steve everett, to his left lieutenant colonel dana, marine corps installation west. thank you. let me go ahead and start off by talking a little bit and just going back over some of the discussions yesterday that i think are going to play into this discussion. we had vice admiral beeman talk a little bit yesterday about capabilities and vice admiral zunkoff talked about partnerships, unity of effort, unity of command. mayor lee talked about dod efforts, expertise, community efforts and as we go into all those discussions today you will see best practices applied during the 10 years from those fires. i have the pleasure of working for administrator fuget in fema headquarters. fema's role is to coordinate response between state and local governments and his focus, his direction to us really comes down it 3 things. he asks us to always plan for the worst case, the maximum of the maximums and it'
>>> we are live in napa where cal fire was extremely busy this afternoon. >> what looks like a car crash is actually a homicide and a homeowner's surveillance camera may provide some clues. >>> good evening. , everyone, i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm kent wayne. >> we have developing news in crockett right now where a grass fire off cummings skyway is threatening some structures. we just got off the phone with the fire department who told us that two acres have burned so far. we don't know yet if any of the structures threatened our homes but one person did call our newsroom and told us she could see the fire and is worried about her home. we'll bring you more on this story as details become available and we'll have the very latest on our 2:00 news. news chopper 2 is on the way to the scene right now. a grass fire threatened some homes near the napa fairgrounds. jade hernandez is live where firefighters moved quickly to stop that fire from spreading. >> you can see a few buildings black below that block ened area, that is below the hill. afternoon. ked around 1:30 this we want to s
to us and we are ready and we count on the relationship that we have with cal fire. in act, that's probably the most essential part of this thing for us to be ready to fight future fires. >> colonel. >> thank you very much for allowing us to come here and participate because it is important. we really appreciate very much this opportunity. we're doing well right now but there's khal lefrpgs we can do better on and that's exactly what we're looking forward to do. we're looking forward to build upon and leverage what we're doing here. communications, that was one of the first things. it's different with our active duty forces because you see here, we send our aircraft all around the world. we can't necessarily just invest in some components in the aircraft and call it good because those assets may be gone and deployed but we have work arounds for that. we are looking forward to that as well in addition to the training. lastly is we again kind of relish the opportunity to participate in the operations against an active enemy. at least here, it's fire. we appreciate the fact w
at the in you bay bridge. cal-trans investigation into bad bolt. now includes thousands of questionable rods. so will the thing still open on time? >> also famous singer lends his voice to new local study helping vet suffering from pts ptsd. >> babies could be smaert than we think. wait until you see wlook at them kids.il you see [ sigh ] they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see a sneezing panda clip! trevor, have you eaten today? you sound a little grumpy. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. ♪ male narrator: there's something positive being generated in california. when ordinary energy is put in the hands of extraordinary people, amazing things happen. the kind of things that drive us to do more, to go further, to be better. we're dedicated to being a company you can count
like fire scope and cal fire in which we have built strike teams from our utilities, strike teams from water companies. they simply make a call and tell us we need 10, 12, 15, it's our obligation to put that together and get it to them. they are worried about the incident in their jurisdiction which they have to correct. it's our responsibility to reach bond those borders as their extension to bring in the reserves that they need to maintain that kaupblt newt of operation and then where we function through the state utility operations center and the state operations center to make sure that we have that kind of access and that kind of assistance. we need caltrans, we're going to need chp, we're going to need cal fire, we need dwr, they are invested in restoring their critical infrastructure and it's our responsibility to reach across those lines to get that kind of access to keep that kind of restoration underway. >> thank you. mr. brig. >> in terms of establishing standards for resill yepbs, absolutely, we have done that. again as i mentioned earlier, to get our customers to fund
. the thing about the other the cal trans, reading this, i can't determine whether the cal translegal department asked us to replace cal transgeneral parking or whether it is the parking for the lawyers for cal trans. yes, it is for the lawyers they parked in the former. >> yes, they parked in the former transbay, terminal. and this is a condition as for so long as their offices in san francisco that we will provide them with replacement parking that was in the formal terminal. >> that is very interesting. >> those lawyers. >> how many parking spaces? >> we pay for about 20 spaces it is just under 7600 a month. >> you think that they would be better to us, wouldn't you? >> okay. and i actually have the exact same question when i read the report. i was wondering if that was... >> it was the employees and that is amazing is there a team so in congress with what this project is about, and what the city's first transit policy. do we think that we have the opportunity to renegotiate that? >> a point that is raised by this board every year. the cal trans, director always seems to be absent
, it does burn just about every year and it looks like cal helicopter there. again, it was our own maureen naylor who first spotted the fire. when you told us about it, there was no fire crews where you are right now. >> reporter: we spotted some light smoke came down, let's show you what's happening right now behind me. this is the area of east capital express way near quimby road just of eastridge, we have seen a massive fire. jonathan, if you can show over mere, just take a look at the city of helicopter comes in, just listen for a moment. all afternoon we have seen this helicopter coming in as it delicately drops water on the area that it is burning. 30 acres have burned here and at that point we have heard no injuries. firefighters told us some of the --as it continues to go over head. to have this kind of fire in the middle of san jose in a popular area. the traffic in the area was a mess, east capital express way, for anyone trying to get home, it is going to be a traffic mess. the good news, it is significantly improved since we first arrived 6:00 this evening. we saw a lot of fla
was to cal trans. in cal trans working together with the bay area with the mayor's office here in the county of san francisco and coast guard, official wild life, all of these came together to find a way when typically the system is designed to say no, people found a way to say yes to this project. the arts commission, this collusion support from the san franciscmuseum of modern art. i apologize for the folks i will be missing because this is a cast of a thousand that made this happen. we certainly love our lawyers in this process. morrison who helped it become a very established and professional way in getting the contract involved in getting this project to an amazing legal footing. the technology network in san jose who made this a crucial project. i want to call out a thanks to or tactical team. we know how to make it small, not over 150 feet in the air. we have a studio, zone engineering and i have to say thanks to hmr who has been a rock star and directly one of the reasons this is happening. an extremely talented project. thank you all. i also want to just take a moment to really ackn
: and now the city of san jose in conjunction with cal tran and union pacific is wiping out hard-to-reach graffiti on, over, and around freeways throughout the city. the entire project starts on monday, with this railroad tussle over 13th street. and after the evening commute, cal tran will be shutting down lanes, so crews could paint over the tagging. >> those bridges, they are really prominent as they see it every day driving to and from work as we're glad to be able to get that cleaned up now. >> reporter: and while the city does have a contractor that responds quickly to neighborhood graffiti, it is a whole different story when it comes to the freeways that the city has no control over the roads. and some overpasses that are owned by cal trans, but the city says that it usually gets the blame for the unsightly graffiti. >> it could be very frustrating when you're a resident. like who is responsible for cleaning this up. why aren't they taking care of it? it's not like we know it's there. we see it every day and we hear those complaints about it. we're trying to get the things
and the same values of colloboration will continue to move forward under his leadership p. >> cal trans has a plan tonight to fix the problems on the new bay bridge. still, it can't guarantee the problems will be repaired in time for the scheduled opening now just 117 days away on labor day weekend. transportation reporter heather ishimaru with the fix-it plan. >> like a collar. >> reporter: cal trans engineered used a scale model to explain the plan for dealing with 32 broken rods on the new bay bridge. the cracked rods are inside a seismic safety feature which allows the bridge deck to move without breaking in an earthquake. two steel saddles will house 430 extremely strong steel cables that will wraparound and underneath the bearing. there will be perpendicular strap iting as well housed inside a concrete sheathe. >> it goes through into the pier and wraps around and many come down and clogs it down. >> cal trans says this is the best choice because it is the least difficult to install and retains the same clamping force of the original bolt design. it will cost between $5 million and $1
democratic governor says he could sipe the bill as early as next week. this is abc news new york. >> cal-trans provided insider view today into the process of testing bolts help anchor the new eastern span of the bay bridge. state test took place at lab in sacramento bolt tested came from the bridge itself. injuries look for signs of failure that occurred in 32 other bolts installed on the bridge. those bolts failed because they contain too much hydrogen. one local lawmaker think cal-trans should have kept a closer eye on the construction process. >> this means the public legislature has had the trust their trust in cal-trans seriously eroded. i don't think we can in this insubstance. it's in come bent upon to us get a third party to evaluate whatever the work is. >> third party engineers will analyze today results. new brimming is still scheduled to open labor day weekend. consumer report magazine awarded near perfect score to the tesla model s electric car. magazine created the car power pinpoint handling and well crafted interior giving it a score of 99 out of 100. the only dr
that they are maintaining even one of the facilities that was built by cal trans and operating and maintaining phase two once that is built. and now phase two construction is under way and so the stuff going on above and below ground and you can see it as well as the work to stabilize the soils in order to build the tunnels we have a lot of information and photos on the website, www.precidio parkway.org. >> the park stationary circulation study has finished the effort to collect the data on existing conditions and work with the other stake holders and come up with a number of alternatives to deal with the configurations with the i280 ramps the kiss and ride and drop off and these were shared with the advisory committee on march 13th and there will be a wider public out reach effort coming this summer, (inaudible) transit made some significant progress on this. on march 21st, we presented to the geary cic, conceptual engineering drawing for the original center and the five alternatives as well as the new consolidated service center running variance, to the committee. this is a big mouth full we need anot
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want you to understand that 80 percent of our residents don't qualify for medi-cal; in fact they don't qualify for general assistance or social security benefits. the services we provide a very crucial. we are very appreciative of the mayor who is present here today because we know that you have a long history of supporting immigrants in the city including the day laborers housed at casa casada. we ask you to please restore the budget cut it for a goes to the board of supervisors. as we save lots of money from emergency services otherwise if we don't have the services. i want to introduce gonzalo who wanted to give a little bit more but maybe at the end we will have more time for public comment. (applause) >> alcalde lee -- (spanish) >> mayor lee, supervisors, please restore 25 percent to casa casada. we are immigrants and i'm not able to access other services but we are forming cooperatives and pay taxes and contribute to the community. >> (spanish) >> so please supervisor campos help our community, we are jornaleros, we have health issues that we face including diabetes an
for hardens and strength. >> private labs can pull apart and tie rods with specialized just a minute that cal trans doesn't the have. >> the full size testing gives us one block of data using a man specimen, gives us another block of data and it can all be used together. >> cal trans is also testing some of the bolts on the site at the bridge. >> we should know may 29th if that bridge will open on labor day weekend. >>> we got our first look at the huge machine that'll drill san francisco's new subway tunnel. >> the mayor went down to check it out. this will be used to link a tunnel south of market and the downtown area to china town and north beach. the machine is being assembled. feshls say it will begin the boring -- officials say it will begin the boring next month. >>> how the most wanted man got captured today. >>> and the cleveland charged with holding three women captain for years goes to court. what happened in his first appearance. >>> another batch of fog pushing back into the bay right now, coming up the temperature it change you can expect for your friday and the warmest day of t
the little things. kaiser permanente. thrive. >>> cal trans decided on a fix. the repair is going to be costly, in the millions. cal trans says this option is less expensive than the other one they considered. it is called a saddle option. it will carry the weight. it is estimated the cost $5 million to $10 million. cal trans and the contractor aiming for a labor day opening still just as they had planned. >>> it could be the largest facility of its kind in northern california open today in the south bay. after years of planning the plaza elmexicano officially opened this morning. it is a partnership between marquez brothers international and county fair grounds. it will be used for a variety of multi cultural and traditional events. the new arena has a sale which provides shade that the original arena lacked. the first event is scheduled for may 19th. >>> a royal visit to silicon valley. the country that wants to take home a piece of the tech economy. >> reporter: representative jackie speier spends a strong letter about women being harassed in the military. i'm cheryl hurd in sa
. >>> investigators are looking into the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a cal train today. happened about 7:45 in the morning right near the broadway station. cal train says an express train traveling 73 miles an hour hit a woman who was stank on the tracks. tracks were closed for almost an hour. passengers were bussed to a stop down the line. no word on why the woman was on the tracks. this is the seventh death this year on cal trans tracks. >>> a central valley man is facing charges after his son allegedly brought a marijuana- laced rice krispie treat to school. students say the boy handed the treats out to several students and at least one of them got sick. >> i don't really hang out with those people that do that. >> there are kids here that do drugs? >> i think so, yeah. >> deputies say this is the third drug incident at the school this year. they say they've also had similar problems at other schools in the area. >>> just one day after tragedy in the san francisco bay, firefighters dive into the waters off of ocean beach. tonight we take you inside some critical water rescue t
at this point and have the heat we've had in may is -- in early may is very scary. >> cal fire battled three fires last week. biggest outside of calistoga burned 125 acres. >>> in southern california firefighters are getting the upper hand in ventura county. more than half of the 28,000-acre fire is contained. firefighters say the calmer winds are helping them make the progress. at one point that fire threatened thousands of homes. 15 homes were damaged but all evacuation orders have been lifted. more than 2,000 firefighters are still working to contain the fire. >> it's a lot of work to be done. a lot of hard manual labor that will need to happen out there. >> firefighters hope to have it fully contained by tomorrow. cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> it is a dangerous job and already it has been a deadly season for abalone divers. a diver died yesterday after getting out of the water in salt point state park. it is the fourth time in the past week that an abalone diver has died off the coast of sonoma and mendocino counties. last weekend three divers died in separate incid
about two years ago. aboutfar as the stories gas,cal weapons, the sarin there are conflicting stories read sums in the rebels have been using it, others distancing themselves and no conclusive evidence at the moment. >> i was talking to a syrian officer that rejected the accusations that they were involved in using this particular agent. this.ave never acquired this is a huge problem in the country. international community should focus first of all on the syrian government about use of chemical weapons and then to the tragedy in syria. [indiscernible] they are trying to gather more evidence which they will share to convince them that they are innocent of any accusations they were involved in these kind of agents. >> thanks for that. , days ahead of a historic election and pakistan, a push to give girls a basic education. three women disappeared separately advocate i go are found together in a house in ohio. that is all ahead. >> the top stories read the defense minister has assigned -- resigned in protest. is called iniege assault on democracy. he tells us that his governor -- governm
for tonight. >>> the fire reported at about 2:00. cal fire -- it is believed the fire was sparked by a downed power line. >>> after a mini van ran right into the lobby. the van chris boshed in the valley medical center in san jose at about 4:00 this morning. a janitor suffered cuts from flying debris. >> we are reevaluating the barricades that we have here at the entrance to see how to make sure this does not happen again. >> the officer arrested 33-year-old mark deluca of driving under the influenced. d and driving with a driver's license suspended. >>> they say they'll work off their jobs for two days, may 21st and 22nd after nearly a year of contact. >>> jerry hill introduced legislation that would require limousine to kwar fire ex ting distinguisher. -- cpc wants annual inspections on new rules. the state currently perform inspection for smaller limos as it is for busses and vans. >>> san jose is getting ready to clean up an onslaught of graffiti and why the effort is creating a huge back up. >>> some changes for your weekend coming up, and looking for a nice warm mother's day as well. >>
funds to fund groups to help reduce the violence in troubled areas. >> breaking news where a cal train just struck a vehicle on the tracks between mountain view and palo alto trains backed up there. no word yet on why the vehicle was on the trucks or whether anyone was hurt. >> police arrested four boys, one just 12 years old. a 20-year-old man robbed at gun point two, blocks from a bart station. eight juveniles have been arrested. >> health officials issuing a warning about the risk of typhoid fever result of food served in a cafe in a upscale store. we're live with the story. mark? >> they're outside here and an employee was diagnosed with typhoid fever. the health department found out about it on wednesday now looking for anyone who has maybe been exposed. >> nordstrom cafe is a popular place to eat. tonight nordstrom reaching out to customers to let them know one of the cafe employees contacted typhoid fever. the trouble began when the employee came back to work here. >> we're letting the public know if they ate at stone's town on the dates of april 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th or 27th a
the common operating picture that we have with cal ema and we've developed the ability to import data from every allied organization whether it's usgs, the law enforcement agencies, fire, weather, what have you, to be able to put it out in layers so we literally can know everything going on. we can see lightning strikes that cause fires, down to the size of a car fire. we're often able to do predictive analysis that exceeds the ability of fire and other agencies and able to call them up because we can see this and we've trained our battle captains that work in our operations center to think ahead and think three moves ahead whether or not an event they see developing is going to cause a trigger that is going to require national guard or other military forces to deploy. >> if i may, i think it's for us, myself as the senior leader in third fleet, it's about information sharing and intelligence fusion and turning that into actionable knowledge. we have a 24/7 maritime operation center as well that we attempt to do that. we do have cnn up, usually turn the volume down and just look at the pic
to weather, snow in the sierra. this is what it looked like this afternoon. cal transsays up to six inches of snow fell and light rain has been falling in many areas. spencer christian is here now with a look. >> okay. first we're going to start with unusual weather here in the bay area we've had spotty showers. and developed thunderstorm tismt now, you can see this cell east of fairfield moving east of vacaville. take a look at this area of heavy down pours now between wooden valley road, just northwest of interstate 80 covering a wide area here. this is the one area featuring heavy down pours. this is another area developing east of vacaville. we've had an outbreak of thunderstorm activity. most remainder of the bay area is calm. over into sierra, snow nauling is in higher elevations down at lake level. it's rainfall right now. here is a live view from our camera. you can see a drop or two, or a flake or two. not much happening at the time. current readings 67 in san francisco. 70s in oakland. 61 half moon bay. another live view of an interesting sqi sky looking towards mount diablo. bre
would test comb cal effects on breast tissue, generally not happen ining the way it needs to so that's a wonky solution but a super important one. >> [inaudible]. >> yes? >> you cannot really boil to kill it? >> so, it's always good to wash your fruits and vegetables but a lot of the pesticide residues don't just wash off, they are in the food, deeper than just the surface, or they adhere really strongly, so you can get some residue off by washing but a lot of it, if pesticides are used, you can't get it all off unfortunately, so that's kind of a downer answer, but, sure. so, it actually segways very well into this next point is that we have to back up and have comprehensive laws that ensures all chemicals are safe, there are 80 thousand synthetic chemicals register ined the market that doesn't include all pesticides or chemicals used in cosmetics and cleaning products so there are tons of them. they're often regulated by different federal agencies, the fda regulates cosmetics, the environmental protection agency, pesticides and most synthetic chemicals but it's all over the place, o
$300,000. we have the impressive story. this is one of cal's brightest seniors. his grade point average is high. >> it's 3.99. >> you did knit three years? >> that is right. >> he doubled major in chemical biology skpat 18 is the youngest recipient of the medal a prize hundreds of students here qualify or as long as they have close to a near perfect gpa. martin mida is a professiono professionor -- professor. >> just sort of crazy gpa at this point but what matters afterwards is that what did with a the wattents. >> his family settled in milwaukee. the family moved to fremont as he was about to enter uc berkeley. at cal he's won 40 academic and community service askbardz two years ago founding see your future an out reach program for students living in under served communities. >> every young person can change the world we have to acknowledge that. we have to give them ways to show that. >> at this point i had enough gumption to ask about live outside school. >> do you have time to date? >> yes. it's -- not something i've persued. >> okay. how about hobbies? >> love to play basketball.
jose, cal trans and union pacific will begin a long awaited cleanup on monday starting with the 13th street trestle. tagged from one end to the other. >> when people see it they see a city that's not under control or a city that has some anarchy in it. >> i wonder why people want to risk their life doing that. why in the world do you want to hang down from a bridge, getting a message across that is offensive? >> reporter: cal trans has scheduled a three day cleanup with lanes in both directions closed from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. two southbound lanes will shut down. two southbound lanes from 4th street to north 13th. the bird avenue trestle will be cleaned up next. ironically, san jose does not have official responsibility for the highway graffiti, but officials point out they get the complaints. >> we've been getting calls and e-mails on a daily basis from plenty of residents who are frustrated seeing the bridges over 101 and 280 become billboards for graffiti artists. >> there's good and evil and light and dark. i think restoring this is restoring light. >> reporter: officials also
more than $300,000. we have the impressive story. this is one of cal's brightest seniors. his grade point average is high. >> it's 3.99. >> you did knit three years? >> that is right. >> he doubled major in chemical biology skpat 18 is the youngest recipient of the medal a prize hundreds of students here qualify or as long as they have close to a near perfect gpa. martin mida is a professiono professionor -- professor. >> just sort of crazy gpa at this point but what matters afterwards is that what did with a the wattents. >> his family settled in milwaukee. the family moved to fremont as he was about to enter uc berkeley. at cal he's won 40 academic and community service askbardz two years ago founding see your future an out reach program for students living in under served communities. >> every young person can change the world we have to acknowledge that. we have to give them ways to show that. >> at this point i had enough gumption to ask about live outside school. >> do you have time to date? >> yes. it's -- not something i've persued. >> okay. how about hobbies? >> love to pla
above the major freeways. >> after a year of negotiations and planning, san jose, cal trans and union specific will begin a clean up zone from one area to the other. >> it makes me feel when people see it it's a city that's not under control. >> why in the world do you want to hang down from a bridge getting a message across that is offensive? >> cal trans has scheduled a clean up from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to interstate 880 to north 13th. >> the bird avenue above highway 280 will be cleaned up next. >> san jose does not have official responsibility for the highway grifiti, but officials point out they get the complaints. >> we get calls on a dale basis from residents who are frust rayed seeing their bridges over 101 and 280 become trashed. >> in san jose, robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> construction on the fourth bore of the tunnel is on track to be completed by this october. >> our crews got a look today at the work being done. >> officials tell us they're still working on the control center at the one of the portal. it will have the latest in monitoring, communication, safety, a
night, about 60 san jose firefighters responded along with crews from cal fire, bill lowing flames and the smoke got the attention though of people who live nearby. >> we came as soon as we heard and saw the smoke. >> i just saw the smoke coming at us. i was like wow. >> firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the west and south which could threaten homes. no evacuations were necessary. >>> to the south now crews are battling a much larger fire in ventura county northwest of los angeles. cbs reporter edward lawrence joining us live from caramio springs. what is the latest on the firefight? >> reporter: ann, we actually just got an update on that and the firefighters were able to hold the line overnight. the fire did not grow from last night to this morning and it's now 30% contained so they are making some progress but be it very small. >> how many homes have been damaged so far there? >> yeah, at this point, we have 4000 homes being threatened by the fire still. only 15 though had been damaged. none have been destroyed but just damage. we saw yesterday the fire
. so crews hit the fire with an army of up to 70 firefighters, including cal fire, helicopters scooped water from the lake near raging waters. today's fire makes some neighbors uneasy about the early start to fire season. >> we have different communities communities around. >> as far as injuries, two people reported suffering from smoke inhalation. they did not go to the hospital. as for the cause of the fire, fire crews aren't sure. fire investigator expected to be back tomorrow. ken. >> sharon chin reporting live from san jose. thank you. >>> to southern california now where that fire in venture ventura county has exploded. the wind is blowing, the 28,000 acre springs fire all over the place. it's nearly tripled in size since this morning and it is just 20% contained tonight. cbs reporter, teresa garcia is in the community where flames are forcing people from their homes. teresa. >> they sure have been. up until sunset, the helicopters were dipping into the lake. they were basically picking up water to make drops over all of those flairups. when the winds shifted on shore, the f
"eastridge". ---"cal- fire" envio un helicoptero a la zona para ayudar a combatir las llamas que fueron sofocadas despues de 40 minutos. ---nadie resulto herido y ninguna estructura fue daÑada.. cesar ---en el sur de california, las llamas y el calor continuan alimentando un gigantesco incendio forestal... take map ---se localiza en el condado de ventura, cerca de la ciudad de camarillo y se dirige hacia la comunidad de malibu.. take vo ---el siniestro solamente ha logrado ser contenido en un 20 porciento y ha consumido mas de 28 mil acres de vegetacion... ---tambien, ya ha destruido varias casas mobiles, ha causado daÑos a unos 15 hogares, y amenaza miles mas... ---casi mil bomberos de todo el estado se encuentran combatiendol o... topvo blanca ---precisamente unos 13 equipos de bomberos de la bahia, partieron esta maÑana hacia la region del incendio para ayudar a apagar las llamas. ---los bomberos provienen de los condados de san mateo, alameda y de santa clara. ---con estos nuevos elementos, son mas de mil los bomberos que combaten el incendio de camarillo. cesar ---varios residen
for the neck decade and looking further into the future the cal train yards at fourth and town send also known as the north end of silicon valley may under go under ground rails and mixed use towers up to 400 feet in height similar to broad gate station in london. now, here are the names of the inshat vattive tech firms recognized around the globe and head quartered in san francisco christen and brix retail and software in the cloud to digital media and online lodging governor pairy would give his it's to have any one of these to move to texas and but don't count on it behind these are other tech firms and spin offs from bred says source such as twitter and paypal, online directorsy and is on demand transportation all head quartered right here in san francisco looks like a tech bubble you might say, well no doubt there will be failures in the future but new opportunities will easily be backfilled by the dna of innovation now etched in san francisco's economy these firms and more, will provide access to a mobile mercantile network of over 5 billion consumers in a few short years and the magn
with the cal tran extension and the transbay transit center and major facilities locate $in san francisco and they are not just yours, they are really regional assets xh is why we think that it is important to invest in them. this plan, i think maybe not for the first time but to this ex-sent, certainly for the first time is focused heavily on performance. and we took every single project proposal over 50 million dollars and subjected it to a benefit cost analysis and we have done several equity analysis of this plan to make sure that the benefits and burdens are shared, evenly around the region and at the plan level, the commission and the abag board adopted a series of measure and they were not bashful in doing so they were quite aggressive in many respects and i am pleased to report that in the case of 6 of them as you can see here, we either met, or exceeded the targets. the most prominent is reducing greenhouse gas emissions per capita and we also made progress to an additional five targets where we did not get there and we certainly made a good first effort and we hope to get the re
document similar warnings from citibank , standard & poor's, and the bank of england. also last week cal personnel earned an a grade from the acide owners disclosure project, which evaluate how large investment funds are managing the risk of. climate change as well as one of the largest and most respected pension fund this announcement will cause pension funds and endowments across country to reconsider the risk of climate change. divestment is a growing movement led by college students around the country. we have 300 campaigns in college campuses in the us; we also have cities . picking up the banner as well recently the mayor of the city of seattle, started the effort of divestment. from fossil fuel companies with a retirement fund. divestment is also an important part. ford is moving forward with the implementation of ab 832. government action is not enough. we have to recognize that we cannot burn all the oil and fuel and fossil reserves around. divestment is one tool that we have. the retirement board can invest responsiblywithout affecting the funds , security or yield. staff of th
i'm introducing two resolutions for the -- built on the cal trans parcels located under the central freeway between valendia and -- quite close to -- i think it is going to be a really creative use of the site which is currently just parking lot but will be access by residents to both skate in and walk your dogs. our office is been partnering with the mayor's in the community to negotiate a final lease agreement, and it has been quite a lengthy process. i would like your knowledge john updike any staff at the real estate department ,carol wong at attorneys office, kelly presser -- -- and robin, -- logging many long hours trying to reach this agreement with caltrans. in addition to fighting to fully fund the development of these parks the city has done a tremendous job in reaching an agreement through a lengthy process for a blended park model, >> i will be hopping on my bike and writing with many kids from sutro and peabody school because this week is right to school week. a number of youngsters and and poster contest but i specially like olivia l -- fifth-grader. showing a bunch
will get free care. there was no mention of medi-cal. let's put it this way. if you want to help the poor people, maybe you ought to do the full audit of the department of public health; and then you will see how much money has been wasted since 1989, and you can cannot calculate that you guys have been sitting here not doing your job. also i would like to know how much money the mayor was able to collect while he was in china for the support of the america's cup since you came up empty on treasure island and the other location. let's asking how much he got for the america's cup. that is something for -- thank you. >> president chiu: next speaker. >> mr. president, members of this body. today i stand before you as a saddened father, because with the episode in boston, a little child -- one of his limbs. and let's not forget this woman. he will never, ever be the same as long as you lift. i am sure our hearts and prayers will go to this little kid. a terrible act. with gods help let us go forward, -- inds (indiscernible)and how the residents in our prayers. inds (indiscernible)that is wha
cal fire were called in to help the city firefighters. the cooler temperatures also cooperated compared to yesterday's red flag warnings. although it was windy today, too. no one was hurt and no damage reported. >> a family is looking for a new place to live this evening after a fire destroyed their home in san ramon yesterday. the fire started at a home on lexington place yesterday afternoon. julia hall was returning home when he she saw the flames and black smoke coming from the direction of her home. >> i thought it looked like it was pretty close to our house. and so when i got down here to the corner, my husband and all my neighbors were out there, and i rolled down my window and i asked, is it our house? and he said yes. >> witnesses say they heard multiple explosions, and it took two firefighters to control the fire. the hall home was destroyed and a part of their neighbor's home was damaged, as well. investigators are still trying to determine what started that fire. >> a water rescue currently under way at a south bay reservoir where divers are looking for a missing bo
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